Founded in 1857, the YMCA of the Triangle is a nonprofit organization that serves children, adults and senior citizens. The organization s program sites include schools, churches, community centers and parks. It provides health and wellness, child care and parenting education programs. The YMCA of the Triangle offers Head Start activities for the cognitive, social and physical development of infants and toddlers. The organization conducts day camps that include adventurous activities, historic travel, horseback riding and mental enrichment sessions. It additionally provides homework assistance, after-school care and nutritional food services. The YMCA of the Triangle s aquatic programs includes swimming lessons and water exercise classes. The organization maintains an office location in Raleigh, N.C.